Official Statements

17 January 2017
UNRWA strongly condemns the armed violence that took place in the Ein El Hilweh Palestine refugee camp in Lebanon on the evening of 15 January 2017
Official Statements
22 December 2016
UNRWA strongly condemns the armed violence that took place in the Ein El Hilweh Palestine Refugee camp in Lebanon and calls for restraint
Official Statements
12 December 2016
On 10 December, in response to a tweet from the Office of the Israeli Prime Minister, UNRWA Spokesperson tweeted the following: “Israeli PMO Spox claims @UNRWA link 2 Gaza school allegedly used 2 train kids in weaponry. Claim is false. Not an UNRWA school; no link 2 us” We understand that the tweet from the Israelis...
Official Statements
07 December 2016
Statement by UNRWA Spokesperson Christopher Gunness UNRWA strongly condemns the armed violence that took place in the Ein El Hilweh Palestine Refugee camp in Lebanon, on 5 December 2016. Armed violence, including the use of firearms, shocked and frightened Palestine refugees in the Bostan Al Qudes area in proximity to...
Official Statements
General view of the first meeting of the Ad Hoc Committee of the seventy-first session of the General Assembly for the announcement of voluntary contributions to UNRWA. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe
07 December 2016
“The absence of a political horizon, often coupled with the absence of a personal horizon for Palestine refugee youth, is creating conditions that I am unable to reconcile with dignity and security of anyone in the region,” UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl tells the Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly...
Official Statements